True mountain bikers know that Van Gaalen cheese farm needs no introduction, one of the oldest and biggest mountainbike parks in South Africa with over 110km of trails, in some of the most unique and beautiful nature spots in the Magaliesberg.
Van Gaalens have a reputation of being extremely tough, and only for the advance mountain biker, but we’re planning to change that, in true Nissan Trailseeker fashion we’ll go find all the best trails out there and make sure to keep the “Fun Gaalen” factor on a high. The venue is also superb with magnificent views and lots to do for family and friends.
||Solo Entry Fee
|E-bike Race 40km
Situated close to Hartbeespoort dam in the North-West province, Van Gaalen Cheese Farm has magnificent rivers and reed tunnel trails and will host one of the most memorable runs you’ve ever done, no matter which distance you enter.
21km trail run:
The 21km trail run, this is for the serious adventure seekers, we will combine the best trails and biggest hills we can find in the area to challenge you, however will make sure the fun factor is the main aim for the day! The trail will be on single tracks, and jeep tracks, with some surprises along the way…
There will also be 3 well stocked feed stations along the way to make sure you don’t run out of energy.
10km trail run:
The 10km trail run is aimed to be more of a challenge, runners needs to be prepared for some challenging terrain along with 10km of absolute bliss trails, little to no overlap with the other distances and two well stocked feed stations along the way.
5km trail run:
The 5km trail run is suited to runners of all abilities, but is sure to have some unique and fun trails on offer, the route will also have a world class feed station to replenish on fluids and energy.
The New PRAM-JAM family event is run entirely on it’s own unique pram and kids-bike friendly routes, the idea of this event is to get kids and parents out in a safe environment taking part in events with like minded outdoor families. Routes will mostly be on dirt farm roads with no traffic.
|21km Trail Run
|10km Trail Run
|5km Trail Run
Make sure to join us on the third of four stage runs at the beautiful 5 star Waterberg Game Lodge on the
- Main Challenge: 25km/15km (R550), Midway Challenge: 10km/15km (R400),
- Mini Challenge: 10km/5km (R350). Single day entries will also be accepted. Saturday only 25km/10km (R150), or Sunday only 15km/5km (R100).
Complete all four stage races to receive a special prize at the end of the last race.
Registration is done on 13 September 2019 from 17h00 – 20h00, race starts on Saturday, 14 September 2019 at 08h00am.
This is the LAST race in the Cool Ideas 2019 Trail Running Series, presented by The Leverage Corporation.
New routes suitable for all ages and fitness levels – 4km/8km/16km/25km.
Complimentary bus shuttle service available at Broadacres to and from the venue, African Pride Mount Grace Hotel.
Early Bird entries available, but close on 30th June 2019.
All entries close on Sunday 15th September 2019.